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Pachai Vilakku (English: Green Light) is a 1964 Indian Tamil-language drama film, directed by A. Bhimsingh and produced by Rama. Arangannal, A. R. Hassan Khan and T. S. Aadhi Narayanan. The film stars Sivaji Ganesan, C. R. Vijayakumari, S. S. Rajendran and S. V. Ranga Rao. The film had musical score by Viswanathan–Ramamoorthy.[1]

Pachai Vilakku
Pachchai Vilakku.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byA. Bhimsingh
Produced byRama. Arangannal
A. R. Hassan Khan
T. S. Aadhi Narayanan
Written byG. K. Suriyam
Rama. Arangannal (dialogues)
Ko. Iraimudi Mani (dialogues)
Screenplay byA. Bhim Singh
StarringSivaji Ganesan
Sowkar Janaki
S. S. Rajendran
C. R. Vijayakumari
Music byViswanathan–Ramamoorthy
CinematographyG. Vittal Rao
Edited byA. Bhim Singh
Paul Duraisingam
Thirumalai
Production
company
Vel Pictures
Release date
  • 3 April 1964 (1964-04-03)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

The music was composed by Viswanathan Ramamurthy. Lyrics for the songs were written by Kannadasan.[2]

No. Song Singers Lyrics

Length (m:ss)

1 "Olimayamaana Ethirkaalam" T. M. Soundararajan Kannadasan 5:25
2 "Kuththu Vilakkeria" T. M. Soundararajan & P. Susheela 3:42
3 "Thoothu Solla" P. Susheela & L. R. Eswari 5:15
4 "Aval Melai Sirithaal" P. Susheela 3:57
5 "Kelvi Piranthathu" T. M. Soundararajan 5:53
6 "Olimayamaana" T. M. Soundararajan 4:48
7 "Kanni Venduma" P. B. Sreenivas & L. R. Eswari 3:27

Release and receptionEdit

Pachai Vilakku was released on 3 April 1964.[3] The Indian Express called it "a frothy, headlong musical melodrama, designed only to entertain."[4] The film ran for over 100 days in theatres.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pachai Vilakku". nadigarthilagam.com. Retrieved 15 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Pachai Vilakku". Saregama. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Pachhai Vilakku". The Indian Express. 3 April 1964. p. 1.
  4. ^ "'Pachhai Vilakku', a light entertainer". The Indian Express. 10 April 1964. p. 3.
  5. ^ Ganesan, Sivaji; Narayana Swamy, T. S. (2007) [2002]. Autobiography of an Actor. Chennai: Sivaji Prabhu Charities Trust. p. 241.

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